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Drinking the Kool-Aid

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"Drinking the Kool-Aid" is a metaphor commonly used in the United States and Canada that refers to a person or group's unquestioning belief, argument, or philosophy without critical examination. The phrase typically carries a negative connotation when applied to an individual or group. The basis of the term is a reference to the November 1978 Rev. Jim Jones Jonestown Massacre,[1][2] where members of the Peoples Temple were said to have committed suicide by drinking the Kool-Aid drink laced with cyanide.[3][4]

Belief. Faith. Unquestioning loyalty to one's own ideas. Fanaticim?

Altering Reality. Transforming one's own ideas and perceptions. Passing the Test?

A phrase that can be used in two completely opposite ways.

How do you prefer your Kool-Aid?

CHUG CHUG CHUG CHUG

Gulp it down with no regreat

Mix it with something a little harder to help it go down easier

Take a drink everytime the Spurs score

Drink after wins only

Sip it with a side of stats

I don't drink no freaking Kool-Aid

Honestly, how many of you stopped drinking Kool-Aid after the Lakers loss?

How many picked back up the habit after the Grizzlies?

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